Infrared Thermography vs Ground Penetrating Radar

Posted April 10, 2022

While ground-penetrating radar (GPR) is one of the most versatile imaging techniques, it is not without certain challenges. GPR is designed to give a picture of an object’s outline as it resides underground. It is unable to differentiate between, for example, a utility line and a small sinkhole. The operator is left to determine what objects are located beneath the …

How Ground Penetrating Radar is Used in Archaeology

Posted January 12, 2017

Ground penetrating radar was originally invented in the 1920s with the aim of discovering hidden objects underground, although it didn’t take off until the 1970s when the US Military began investigating the use of ground penetrating radar to find mines, buried weapons caches, tunnels, and other strategically important underground structures. However, the demand for technology to map what is underground …